Cylinder seal

Near Eastern, Iranian?
Neo-Elamite ?
900–600 B.C.


Object Place: Iran?

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 26.3 mm x 9.9

Accession Number

65.1532

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Serrated border top and bottom, bird/scorpion man shooting at griffin. Crescent and star above, cuneiform signs scattered in field.

Provenance

By 1965: with Mrs. Oric Bates, Mrs. F. Carrington Weems, Mrs. Horace L. Mayer. 1965 given to the MFA by Mrs. Bates, Mrs. Weems, Mrs. Mayer, 10 November 1965.

Credit Line

William Francis Warden Fund and Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates, Mrs. F. Carrington Weems and Horace L. Mayer